Sat, 18 Nov|
Hull Central Library, Hull
Noir World of Emeric Pressburger: Film Noir UK
Time & Location
18 Nov 2023, 19:00
Hull Central Library, Hull, Albion St, Hull HU1 3TF, UK
About the Event
As part of the BFI’s Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell and Pressburger season, Hull Noir, Hull Libraries and Film Noir UK host a special event looking at the life and work of Emeric Pressburger (1902-1988).
Saturday 18 November / 7pm – 9.30pm
Hull Central Library
Writer, Nick Triplow, film historian Ian Christie, and broadcaster and writer, Matthew Sweet, discuss Pressburger’s incredible film work (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, A Matter of Life and Death, The Red Shoes, Black Narcissus) and his journey into noir writing with his 1966 novel, The Glass Pearls.
After the discussion, there will be a rare screening of Lawrence Huntington’s Brit Noir Wanted for Murder (1946) starring Eric Portman, written by Pressburger.
This event is produced by Film Noir UK and is part of Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell + Pressburger, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network: bfi.org.uk/powell-and-pressburger